Birbhum district is one of the typical backward districts of West Bengal. Birbhum did not possess an awesome public health condition in the colonial era. Tuberculosis was very much deadly disease in post colonial Birbhum. Tuberculosis is a specific infectious disease caused by Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. The disease primarily affects lungs and causes pulmonary tuberculosis. T.B of lungs was found mainly in males. Biological factors, in addition to the socio -cultural factors are to a large... Topics: Tuberculosis, Males, Females, Rural, Urban
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Resources on the topic of women and alcohol and drug abuse are presented in this document. The first section presents facts and figures which range from noting that although women drink less than men, the number of women who do drink is significant, to the fact that young women between the ages of 16 and 22 are more likely to smoke cigarettes than their male counterparts. The second section lists prevention materials for women, including brochures, booklets, a catalog, a factsheet, a book, and... Topics: ERIC Archive, Alcoholism, Drug Abuse, Females, Incidence
This listing of periodicals, documents, and books relating to women's studies and feminism in general was compiled from a computer printout of ERIC materials and covers the past four years. It is not annotated. (HMV) Topics: ERIC Archive, Bibliographies, Females, Feminism, Womens Studies
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The sex differences are natural differences which include the visual, biological and physical. Each female and male member of society behaves with regard to the social responses but the sex is the important basic differences which may give differences exist we assumed there may be a considerable differences in male and female personalities. Our aim is to know the SEX DIFFERECE IN THE PERSONALITY PROFILES OF COLLEGE MALE AND FEMALE COLLEGE STUDENTS. A sample of... Topics: Personality Profiles, Characteristic Sex, Females Express
This document contains five papers on women and addiction all of which were originally presented at various conferences held between 1982 and 1984. "The Chemically Dependent Woman...Who is She?" gives an overview of what is currently known about basic sociological and psychological problems that affect the lives of chemically dependent women. "Treatment for Women: What Can We Do with What We Know?" combines a theoretical perspective based on the literature about alcoholic... Topics: ERIC Archive, Adults, Alcoholism, Drug Addiction, Females, Sexuality
This directory contains a listing of federal offices that address women's issues. Among the departments and agencies included are: the executive branch and the executive agencies departments of agriculture, commerce, defense (Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marine Corps, National Guard and Navy), education, health and human services, housing and urban development, interior, justice, labor, state, transportation, and treasury; the legislative branch; and the independent establishments and... Topics: ERIC Archive, Employment Opportunities, Federal Government, Females, Public Policy
The significance/importance of relationships and connection of women in working through emotional distress and building personal empowerment is illustrated in the process model. The group process model of empowerment draws from both the current theories of women's psychological development and social interaction theory in illustrating the process toward empowerment occurring in females in group settings. A shelter group, designed for battered women, can provide the genesis for self-empowerment,... Topics: ERIC Archive, Females, Group Dynamics, Group Structure, Groups, Models
In this study of depression four women who had previously received a diagnosis of depression were interviewed. From their interviews a chronological retelling of their stories was written, a thematic analysis, an examination of the themes of theoretical explanations of the gender difference in the incidence of depression, and an interpretation of the meaning of each woman's story and themes. The manuscript of each woman's story was sent to her for review, asking her to pay particular attention... Topics: ERIC Archive, Depression (Psychology), Females, Interviews, Qualitative Research
Women have made gains toward closing the gender pay gap during the past two decades. Much of the progress occurred during the 1980s, with smaller gains in the 1990s (Institute for Women's Policy Research 2004). Women's achievements in higher education are partly responsible for narrowing the pay gap in the 1980s and 1990s. As more women earned college and professional degrees, women's overall earnings increased, even while individuals continued to face a pay gap at every educational level. Most... Topics: ERIC Archive, Females, Salary Wage Differentials, Hill, Catherine, Silva, Elena
This report focuses on women who took their fight for tenure to the courts. Drawing on 19 cases supported by the American Association of University Women Legal Advocacy Fund since 1981, we document the challenge of fighting sex discrimination in academia. In the process, we illustrate the overt and subtle forms of sex discrimination that continue to bar women from tenure, the most venerated and secure status of academia. Sex discrimination in tenure decisions is not just unfair; it also has... Topics: ERIC Archive, Females, Tenure, Gender Discrimination, Dyer, Susan K., Ed.
The emphasis of this annotated bibliography is the current status of women administrators in higher education. Some material is included on the history of women in academia, future trends affecting equal opportunities for women in the administration of higher education, and on the issue of women and power. The bibliography is arranged by type of material: (1) books, (2) journals, (3) ERIC documents, and (4) dissertations, proceedings, and government documents. (Author/KP) Topics: ERIC Archive, Administration, Annotated Bibliographies, Educational Administration, Females, Higher...
This report presents a practical guide to the prevention of women's alcohol problems. It is intended for use by individuals interested in incorporating prevention measures into the workplace, schools, treatment facilities, and other settings, and for women interested in reducing the risks of alcohol problems or preventing existing problems from developing further. A section on women's alcohol problems discusses social drinkers, problem drinkers, and alcoholics. Three levels of prevention are... Topics: ERIC Archive, Alcoholism, Drinking, Females, Intervention, Prevention, Stereotypes
In postulate I, the modal life role for women is described as that of the homemaker. Postulate II proposes that the nature of the woman's role is not static, ultimately bearing no distinction from that of men. Postulate III states that the role of women is orderly and developmental, divisible into major segments according to the major task in each. Postulate IV contends that vocational and homemaker participation are mutually exclusive. Postulate V states that age of entry, span of... Topics: ERIC Archive, Career Development, Employment, Females, Theories, Zytowski, Donald G.
This pamphlet deals with the professional concerns of academic women. Topics of articles cover: definition of terms in collective bargaining; faculty women at the bargaining table; women faculty and the union at Oakland University; folk wisdom of collective bargaining in Michigan; maintaining balance in a collective agreement; unions, politics, and reality; peer judgment and the rule of confidentiality; advantages and disadvantages of women in the union; a history of the CUNY women's movement;... Topics: ERIC Archive, Collective Bargaining, Females, Higher Education, Unions, Women Faculty
This directory provides 227 listings of Hispanic women in psychology living in the United States (they are found in 21 states plus the District of Columbia) and Puerto Rico. The entries, which are alphabetically listed, identify each woman's highest degree earned, date of degree, institution where the degree was earned, areas of specialization of highest degree, areas of current interest and expertise, current work activities, work affiliation, home address, phone number, and professional... Topics: ERIC Archive, Females, Higher Education, Hispanic Americans, Psychologists, Psychology
Guides in this series summarize knowledge about how police can reduce the harm caused by specific crime and disorder problems. They are guides to prevention, not to investigating offenses of handling incidents. This guide focuses on rape of college students by acquaintances. It is estimated that almost 25% of college women have been victims of rape or attempted rape since the age of 14. Some features of the college environment may contribute to high rate rapes among women college students.... Topics: ERIC Archive, Acquaintance Rape, College Students, Crime, Dating (Social), Females, Females, Higher...
This booklet presents descriptions of courses at Alverno College that were being offered during the fall of 1971 and that in some way attempted to deal with special aspects of the education of women students. In each case the faculty member listed the approach or changes in content, methodology, etc., that reflected awareness of women students' needs. The information is divided into 5 categories: (1) content; (2) concepts to be incorporated in the class; (3) methodology of teaching; (4)... Topics: ERIC Archive, Females, Feminism, Higher Education, Sex Discrimination, Womens Education
THE LEAFLET GIVES LEGISLATED WEIGHTLIFTING LIMITATIONS FOR WOMEN OF ALASKA, CALIFORNIA, GEORGIA, MARYLAND, MASSACHUSETTS, MINNESOTA, NEW YORK, OHIO, OREGON, UTAH, AND WASHINGTON. THE ACTUAL POUNDS OF WEIGHT WHICH WOMEN ARE PERMITTED TO LIFT AND THE CONDITIONS OF CARRYING ARE STATED. ALASKA'S AND GEORGIA'S STANDARDS VARY ACCORDING TO THE SIZE AND PHYSICAL CONDITION OF THE WOMEN WORKERS. WASHINGTON'S STANDARDS RECOMMEND TEACHING WOMEN CORRECT LIFTING TECHNIQUES AND THE CONSEQUENCES OF INCORRECT... Topics: ERIC Archive, Females, Labor Legislation, Lifting, State Legislation
An annotated bibliography cites 243 journal articles published on the subject of women in librarianship during the period 1920-75. (DS) Topics: ERIC Archive, Annotated Bibliographies, Employed Women, Females, Librarians, Library Science
This guide presents 21 one- or two-page recruitment strategies for women in nontraditional careers. Each entry includes sections on what, when, where, who, and how. Strategies included are: (1) attention-getter giveaways; (2) bias-fee brochure; (3) bias-free slide-tape; (4) "bring a friend" day; (5) brochures with utility bills; (6) craftperson demonstration; (7) family night; (8) field trips to business and industrial sites; (9) flyer dissemination in community; (10) program... Topics: ERIC Archive, Employed Women, Females, Nontraditional Occupations, Recruitment
Lorena A. Hickok was a notable woman journalist of the early twentieth century whose career was greatly altered by her friendship with Eleanor Roosevelt. After reporting for several newspapers across the country, Hickok became one of the first women hired by the Associated Press wire service (AP) in 1928. She was assigned to cover Eleanor Roosevelt during Franklin Roosevelt's first campaign for the presidency of the United States, at which time they became very good friends. Hickok later became... Topics: ERIC Archive, Authors, Females, Journalism, United States History
One major obstacle to human space exploration is the possible limitations imposed by the adverse effect of long-term exposure to the space environment. Even before human spaceflight began, the potentially brief exposure of astronauts to the very intense random solar particle events (SPE) were of great concern. A new challenge appears in deep space exploration from exposure to the low-intensity heavy-ion flux of the galactic cosmic rays (GCR) since the missions are of long duration and the... Topics: ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING, ENGINEERS, RESEARCH FACILITIES, DEMOGRAPHY, OCCUPATION, FEMALES
A study attempted to determine whether force and duration parameters are programmed in an interactive or independent fashion prior to executing ballistic type isometric contractions of graded intensities. Four adult females each performed 360 trials of producing ballistic type forces representing 25, 40, 55, and 75 percent of their maximal voluntary isometric elbow flexor strength over five test days. During observation of the tests, duration of peak force and average rate at which force was... Topics: ERIC Archive, Adults, Exercise Physiology, Females, Force, Psychomotor Skills
This document highlights the advances made by women in 1970, e.g., the proclamation of Executive Order 11246, which prohibits sex discrimination by federal contractors and became the instrument for attacking such discrimination in the staffing of universities. The council on female status emphasizes the importance of the growing cooperation among organizations and individuals working for equal rights for women. A memo is presented on the proposed equal rights amendment to the United States... Topics: ERIC Archive, Discriminatory Legislation, Equal Protection, Females, Social Bias